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San Francisco NCBW's 9th Annual Golden Girls "Bridging the Generations" Hats and Gloves Tea March 1

San Francisco National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter annually kicks off Women's History Month with its fundraiser that supports its "Bridging the Generations" Employment and Job Training Program. Community leaders are honored.

 
 
San Francisco NCBW Honors Unsung Heroes March 1 at the Fairmont
San Francisco NCBW Honors Unsung Heroes March 1 at the Fairmont
PRLog - Feb. 12, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Join the Festivities During The San Francisco National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Multicultural Weekend Featuring “The Golden Girls ‘Bridging the Generations’ Hats and Gloves Tea” at the Historic Fairmont March 1

"Annual “Women’s History Month” fundraiser generates funding for jobs training and employment program."

San Francisco- The National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter’s 9th Annual "Golden Girls ‘Bridging the Generations’ Hats and Gloves Tea, Saturday, March 1, 2014 kicks off “Women’s History Month” during the 100 Black Women in San Francisco Multicultural Weekend.

“We’re pleased once again to highlight women of distinction in the San Francisco Bay Area, take pause to salute our country’s Tuskegee Airmen, and economically impact San Francisco with our consumer dollars during March,” says Dr. Maxine Hickman, President of the San Francisco Chapter of National Coalition of 100 Black Women, founded by I. Lee Murphy-Reed, President Emeritus.

“The organization values the great work of the eight dynamic women we’re recognizing, giving credit where credit is due, and it provides leadership training and experience for young women like myself as we serve the community,” says Ridwana Bentley, Chairperson of The 2014 Golden Girls Hats and Gloves Tea.  “You learn a great deal as you put together economic and social systems to gather hundreds of women to acknowledge our accomplishments.

The Multicultural 100 Black Women in San Francisco Weekend featuring the “Golden Girls ‘Bridging the Generations’ Hats and Gloves Tea will begin at the Fairmont Hotel beginning with a silent auction at 11:00 a.m. with tea commencing at 12:00 noon. Well- loved and Bay Area favorite veteran broadcaster, Rosie Lee Allen, formerly of KGO Radio will be Mistress of Ceremonies.

This year’s honorees are: Kimberly Bryant, Black Girls code (Entrepreneur Award); Dr. Dorothy J. Tsuruta, Chair of African Studies, College of Ethnic Studies SF State (Education Award); Bettie Hodges, The Hannah Project (Community Service Award); Lenora Bryant, Freedom Fighter, who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Golden Girl Award); Sheila Antrum, Chief Nursing Officer UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital (Trail Blazer Award); Christine Harris, Board President, San Francisco Jazz Heritage Society (Arts); Gloria Brown, Founder, African American Community Health Advisory Committee (Health Award); and Teveia Barnes, Executive Director of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) (Advocacy Award).

Everyone from all cultures is invited to attend the annual cultural event that includes entertainment by piano Virtuoso Ricardo Scales and Opera Diva, Hope Briggs.  The purpose of the  “Golden Girls ‘Bridging the Generations’ Hats & Gloves Tea” is to honor unsung community leaders and bring visibility and funding for the San Francisco Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s programs such as the “Bridging the Generations” Employment and Job Training Program.”  It also brings recognition to the Tuskegee Airmen that preceded the notoriety brought to the heroes by George Lucas’ film “Red Tails.”  The Multicultural 100 Black Women in San Francisco Weekend makes a tour of San Francisco available for those visiting and Bay Area residents who want to be reminded of why they love San Francisco.

The weekend culminates with a visit to a worship center on Sunday with a contribution from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter.

The Golden Girls Hats and Gloves Tea is more than a special event.  It provides funding for the San Francisco Chapter’s unique "Bridging the Generations Employment Training Opportunity” that surrounds the annual cultural event.

Visit  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/573422, contact a member or call 415 665-2524 for tickets.  Individual tickets are $150 and tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.   Tickets are selling fast.  Get yours today before they are sold out.

Sponsorships are still available.   Call 415 665-2524 for sponsorship packets for the tea or sponsorship opportunities for the job training program  of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter.

Find out more about National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco at www.ncbwsf.org.

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